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Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 814 new cases of COVID-19 and nine confirmed deaths since the day before Thanksgiving, according to a news release Monday morning, Nov. 30.

November 30, 2020
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Yavapai County saw 90 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) news release Wednesday morning, Nov. 25.

November 25, 2020
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Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 105 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, according to a news release Tuesday morning, Nov. 24.

November 24, 2020
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All three tri-city school districts hope to stay the course when it comes to allowing students on campus after the Thanksgiving holiday.

By Nanci Hutson November 23, 2020
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Arizona’s available hospital beds for a potential surge in COVID-19 patients are as low as they’ve been since July with predictions they could run out soon.

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Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 396 new cases of COVID-19 and four confirmed deaths over the weekend, according to a news release Monday morning, Nov. 23.

November 23, 2020
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Ahead of holiday, governor calls for masks, distancing; some choose to travel regardless
Ducey: ‘When will it end? ... That’s not on the horizon’

With Thanksgiving and the arrival of winter visitors drawing near, Gov. Doug Ducey announced new efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 from travelers and assist Arizonans most affected by the disease.

By ADIANNA BERMUDEZ, Cronkite News November 21, 2020
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Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 168 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, a new “highest total” of single-day cases since July, according to YCCHS’ Friday, Nov. 20, news release.

November 20, 2020
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After setting a single-day record for new COVID-19 cases just 24 hours earlier, Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 101 new cases in the county overnight, according to a news release Thursday morning.

By The Daily Courier November 19, 2020
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By the first weeks of December, Yavapai County Community Health Services’ officials expect they will have their first doses of a federally-sanctioned COVID-19 vaccine that can be distributed to priority health care personnel.

By Nanci Hutson November 18, 2020
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Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 135 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, the highest total of single-day cases since July, according to YCCHS spokesperson Terri Farneti.

By The Daily Courier November 18, 2020
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Governor Doug Ducey hosted a briefing about COVID and elections Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020.

November 18, 2020
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Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 61 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) overnight in the county, according to a news release Tuesday morning.

By The Daily Courier November 17, 2020
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Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 218 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, according to a news release Monday afternoon.

By The Daily Courier November 16, 2020
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Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 2,383 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths.

November 15, 2020
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The coronavirus outbreak continues to surge in Arizona, with the state reporting over 3,000 new known COVID-19 cases on Saturday, Nov. 14, for the third day in a week and the most in one day since July.

By Staff and wire reports November 14, 2020
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Yavapai County saw 71 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) news release Friday morning, Nov. 13.

November 13, 2020
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Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia require people to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. Arizona is one of only 15 states without a mask mandate.

By Aaron Valdez, Cindy Barks, Doug Cook November 12, 2020
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Yavapai County has recorded 478 new CPVID-19 cases and 10 deaths the first 11 days of November, an average of more than 40 confirmed cases per day.

November 12, 2020
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The Yavapai Community Health Services and Community Health Center on Commerce Drive in Prescott reopened for business on Monday, Nov. 9.

By Nanci Hutson November 10, 2020
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In what appears to be a continued upward trend, Yavapai County has seen 199 new cases of COVID-19 and five more deaths since Friday, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) news release Tuesday morning, Nov. 10.

November 10, 2020
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The state’s top education official said Monday, Nov. 9, that a new spike in COVID-19 will force local schools into the “impossible decision” of whether to shut their doors to in-person learning to prevent students and teachers from getting sick.

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The promise of a two-phase, federally-sanctioned COVID-19 vaccine has the Yavapai County Community Health Services operating in a hurry-up-and-wait mode, declared Director Leslie Horton on Monday.

By Nanci Hutson November 9, 2020
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Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 84 new cases of COVID-19 in the county over the weekend, according to a news release Monday afternoon.

By The Daily Courier November 9, 2020
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Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 1,880 new COVID-19 cases and 17 additional deaths.

By Associated Press November 8, 2020
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For the second time in three days, the Arizona Department of Health Services has reported more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases in Arizona. The Saturday, Nov. 7, ADHS report also documented 38 deaths in the Friday-to-Saturday reporting period.

By DAN ENGLER, For the Courier November 7, 2020
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Arizona on Thursday reported 2,135 additional coronavirus cases, the most since Aug. 1, as related hospitalizations and rates of cases, deaths and positive test results continued to increase.

By AP and staff report November 5, 2020
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Chino Valley High School freshman Breanna Crane tested positive for COVID-19 the day before Halloween, three days after she became ill at school.

By NANCI HUTSON and AARON VALDEZ, The Daily Courier November 4, 2020
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Yavapai County health department temporarily closes due to COVID-19 outbreak
YCCHS Prescott offices, clinic close after staff catches coronavirus

The Yavapai County Community Health Services and Community Health Center stand as proof that COVID-19 is an equal opportunity virus, striking even front line folks trying to combat local outbreaks.

By Nanci Hutson November 4, 2020
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Yavapai County saw 31 new cases of COVID-19 overnight and another death, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) news release Wednesday morning, Nov. 4.

November 4, 2020

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